NTSB Identification: ATL84FLT15.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25423.
Accident occurred Tuesday, September 25, 1984 in JACKSON, TN
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181, registration: N8325V
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

DURING A GO-AROUND, THE ENGINE LOST ALL POWER. THE PILOT WAS ABLE TO LAND ON THE RWY. THE ACFT WENT OFF THE END OF THE RWY, WENT THROUGH A DITCH, STRUCK A FENCE AND CAME TO REST ON AN ADJACENT ROAD. EXAMINATION DISCLOSED NO FUEL IN THE LEFT TANK. THE RIGHT TANK WAS PUNCTURED IN THE CRASH SEQUENCE AND CONTAINED NO FUEL. THE ACFT HAD BEEN FLOWN APRX FOUR HOURS WITHOUT BEING REFUELED.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

FLUID,FUEL..STARVATION

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

FUEL SUPPLY..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..LOW LEVEL


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE

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